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Title Mechanical circulatory and respiratory support / editors: Shaun D. Gregory, Michael C. Stevens, John F. Fraser
Published London : Academic Press, 2017
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Contents Front Cover; Mechanical Circulatory and Respiratory Support; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part 1: Heart failure and nondevice treatment; Chapter 1: Descent into heart and lung failure; Introduction; Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology; Heart Chambers; Heart Valves and Coronary Arteries; Left Ventricular Mechanics; LV performance-Pressure vs. volume curves; Myocardial oxygen consumption; Cardiogenic Shock; Chronic Heart Failure; Cardiac remodeling; Pathophysiology of chronic heart failure; Etiology; Heart failure: A progressive and multisystem disorder
Acute respiratory distress syndromeTreatment options; Conclusion; References; Further Reading; Chapter 2: Heart and lung transplantation; Introduction; History of Thoracic Transplantation; Decision-Making in Thoracic Transplantation; Recipient Evaluation, Indications, Contraindications for Heart and Lung Transplantation; Indications for Heart, Lung, and Heart-Lung Transplantation; Listing for Heart Transplantation; Listing for Lung Transplantation; Listing for Heart-Lung Transplantation; Contraindications to Heart and Lung Transplantation; Specific Contraindications To Heart Transplantation
Cardio-renal syndromePulmonary hypertension secondary to left heart disease; Right heart failure; Grading heart failure; Defining and recognizing stage D; Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF); Treatment of HR with reduced ejection fraction; Respiratory Anatomy and Physiology; Structure and Function; Lung volumes; Gas exchange; The alveolar capillary membrane; Ventilation perfusion ratios in health and disease; Control of breathing: Chemical and neural mechanisms; The oxygen cascade; Respiratory Pathophysiology; Causes of respiratory failure; Asthma
ImmunosuppressionImmunosuppression Agents; T-Cell Directed Therapy; Agents targeting signal 1; Agents targeting signal 2; B-Cell Directed Therapy [45]; B-cell targeting; Plasma cell targeting; Complement inhibition; Other targets; Agents Targeting Cytokines; Nonspecific cytokine inhibition; Specific cytokine inhibition; IL-2 receptor antagonist; Pooled Polyclonal Antibodies as Immunosuppressive Agents; Immune globulins; Polyclonal antithymocyte globulins; Immunosuppressive Agents With Multiple Cellular Targets; Antiproliferative agents: mTOR inhibitors; Antimetabolites
Specific Contraindications to Lung TransplantationSpecific Listing Indications in Heart and Lung Transplantation; Multiorgan Transplantation; The Heart and Lung Donor; The Effects of Brain Death on Donor Heart and Lung Function; Heart and Lung Donor Selection; Selection of Donor Hearts; Selection of Donor Lungs; Donor-Recipient Matching in Heart and Lung Transplantation; Donor-Recipient Size Matching; Immunological Matching; Surgical Techniques; Donor Heart and Lung Procurement; Donor Procurement Operation; Technique of orthotopic cardiac transplantation; Technique of lung transplantation
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Assisted Circulation.
Heart-Assist Devices.
Heart, Artificial.
Artificial respiration.
Blood -- Circulation, Artificial.
Form Electronic book
Author Fraser, John F
Gregory, Shaun.
Stevens, Michael.
ISBN 0128104910